R&B, Funk, Jazz, Latin & Soul – A new restaurant and live music venue in the heart of Linden, NJ. An upscale ambiance and business casual dress code strictly enforced – creating an elevated experience for all. No cover charges, reservations only.

December 1st, 2023

Grand Opening 2023Starts In:


Dress Code – We kindly ask our guests to adhere to the dress code:

Dream Upscale Lounge is an upscale vibe – dining restaurant and lounge. We strongly encourage collared shirts and pants, elegant attire, and no excessively revealing clothing. No coats permitted in the lounge. Guests may use our coat check for $5.

Admittance is at the discretion of management, who reserves the right to refuse service to patrons who do not meet the Dream Upscale Lounge’s dress code standards.

  • NO Athletic Wear, Sneakers
NO Sweatsuits, Hoodies
  • NO Plain Tees
, Sports Caps
NO Work Boots, Uggs
  • NO Flip-Flops/Slides

  • NO Loose Fitting, Torn Attire


A Place Where All Your Dreams Come True

Welcome to Dream Upscale Lounge, an establishment that has come to fruition through years of hard work, inspiration, and precious memories of two incredible grandmothers –(In memoriam Elizabeth H. Thomas d. 2002 and Nina McClary Bowden d. 2011). The mission is to create a space that reflects the values instilled in me, a place where music, good food, and a welcoming atmosphere all come together to bring warmth and joy to your soul.

Drinks &

Indulge in a sensory journey with our classic drinks and cocktails, expertly crafted by our mixologists. Combining a diverse range of flavors, spirits and sounds, you have to be here to experience it.

Food & Restaurant

Make a reservation for dinner whether you’re with old friends or close family. Savor the moment with enticing menu options that are good for the soul.

Book An Event

Located in Linden, NJ – Dream Upscale Lounge is conveniently located with access to central and northern New Jersey. We can accommodate private events with up to 100 guests on each floor, with maximum capacity of 200 guests. Book your event today.